The first table below looks at the demand for TopLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle TopLink
Rank - 120 104
Contract jobs citing TopLink 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.17% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.55% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £265
% change year-on-year
- +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
809 730 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.24% 30.24% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 361 215
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 16
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.50 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
TopLink
UK

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TopLink across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

TopLink Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

TopLink
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TopLink across the Scotland region.

TopLink Daily Rate Trend in Scotland